Inside the latest issue of National Geographic Traveller Food

Inside the latest issue of National Geographic Traveller Food

National Geographic Traveller Food is packed with authentic travel and food experiences, vivid photography, plus insights and tips to inspire would-be explorers to travel widely, ethically and safely.

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On the trail: 15 of the best European food adventures

Take a trip along one of Europe’s many glorious themed food routes, from a seafood trail on the Swedish coast to a pastry tour of Sicily.

10 of the UK’s best seafood destinations

With one of Europe’s longest coastlines, the UK has some of the continent’s finest seafood. But which coastal destinations make the most of it? Here are 10 of the best spots for seafood lovers.

My life in food: Antoni Porowski on Japanese food and his love for Nigella Lawson

The Queer Eye presenter talks about his Polish heritage, his new cookbook and dining in Japan.

Food writer Zuza Zak on traditional and emerging Baltic cuisine

Zuza Zak’s second book, Amber & Rye, takes readers on a journey through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, where traditional recipes and time-honoured techniques collide with an emerging new-wave food culture.

The pioneer: how chef Sean Sherman is shining a light on Native American cuisine

Minnesota-based chef Sean Sherman pays homage to his Native American heritage by creating experimental dishes using only the indigenous ingredients known to his ancestors.

Meet the maker: the cheesemaker bringing curds to the Isle of Wight

Emily Macdonald has brought the cheese curd-making tradition of her native Wisconsin all the way to the Isle of Wight.

Editors' picks

Five of the best pick-your-own farms in the UK

Pick-your-own farms are set for a post-lockdown boom this summer, as people look to support local businesses and spend more time outdoors. Here are five of our favourites.

10 of the best UK glamping sites for foodies

From pods in the grounds of a restaurant to yurts on a garlic farm, there are plenty of places to camp — and eat — in style. 

How to make the perfect Thai fish cakes

A staple on Thai menus, these sumptuous snacks require tender fish and a well-spiced curry paste.

Breaking bread

Breaking bread: a Māori family feast in New Zealand

Hospitality and communal dining are central to Māori culture, and on New Zealand’s North Island, Nadine Toe Toe and her whānau (family) welcome guests with open arms.

Breaking bread: an Alpine family feast in Courmayeur, Italy

In Courmayeur, in the shadow of Mont Blanc, family meals are hearty affairs, involving plenty of cheese and suitably mountainous portions of carbonara and focaccia. Pull up a chair — dinner is served.

Breaking bread: on the trail of tradition in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is Greece’s gastronomic heart, a melting pot city that’s constantly evolving. But when it comes to Greek cooking, some things aren’t to be messed with — no matter how modern life gets.

Breaking bread: the smoky taste of Nashville, Tennessee

Pitmaster Pat Martin spends his working day barbecuing and his free time grilling — two very different things if you’re in the American South, where cooking is as much about the journey as the destination.

Meet the maker

Meet the maker: the cheesemaker bringing curds to the Isle of Wight

Emily Macdonald has brought the cheese curd-making tradition of her native Wisconsin all the way to the Isle of Wight.

Meet the maker: Côte d'Ivoire's trailblazing chocolatier

In Côte d’Ivoire, Rosine Bekoin and her fellow cacao farmers are shaking things up by making their own chocolate.

Meet the maker: the farmer reviving Vienna's passion for snails

In Vienna, Andreas Gugumuck is reviving a long-forgotten tradition by cultivating farm-to-fork snails

Meet the maker: the keeper of Puerto Rico’s coffee-making traditions

For Roberto Atienza, the key to making the finest coffee is sticking to the methods — and even the equipment — that have served his family well for four generations and nearly a century.

Photo stories

Photo story: celebrating the characters and creations of London's Chinatown

The food found in Chinatown was once largely Cantonese, but in recent years it’s diversified. Today its outlets specialise in cuisines from all across Asia; the longest queues, though, are outside the bubble tea cafes.

Photo story: dining with nomads in Kyrgyzstan

Once a nation of nomads, today’s Kyrgyzstan is dotted with yurts only in summer. For most of the year, Kyrgyz shepherds live settled lives in the valleys, but from June to September, when the lowlands are arid, they move to summer mountain pastures, known as jailoo. 

Photo story: the story behind the hazelnuts of Piedmont, Italy

The hills just outside Alba, in northwest Italy’s Piedmont region, are striped with neat green rows of trees and vines. The area is renowned for its wines and white truffles, but the jewel in its crown is the nocciola del Piemonte, a delicate variety of hazelnut with thin skin and crisp, dense flesh. The terroir here is ideal for these nuts: the slopes allow the soil to drain, while the altitude and climate provide the perfect temperature for the trees.

Photo story: the London tradition of pie 'n' mash

There can be few institutions more synonymous with the East End of London than pie ’n’ mash shops.

A culinary guide to Singapore

A melting pot of global cuisines, this city state is home to Michelin-starred restaurants, UNESCO-recognised street food and creative cocktail bars.

Photo story: from crop to cup in Colombia's Andean coffee region

In the lush central hills of Colombia lies the Zona Cafetera — or the ‘coffee axis’ — where the majority of the country’s world-renowned coffee beans are grown.

Forest flavours: on the hunt for black truffles in Western Australia

Western Australia’s Southern Forests region is home to a bountiful natural larder, including truffles that grow in such abundance they’ve turned the region into the Southern Hemisphere’s truffle capital.

Meet the female pitmaster shaking up Georgia's barbecue scene

Meet Georgia’s Amanda Kinsey-Joplin, one of a new wave of female chefs carving out a  name for themselves in the time-honoured, male-dominated world of Southern barbecue.

Why now's the time to try British oysters

Shellfish is not only abundant on British shores, but is increasingly affordable too.

Five London bars that transport you to another place

With several thousand pubs and bars in the English capital, choosing a spot to raise a glass with friends is no simple feat. So, for the travel-lovers out there, we’ve lined up a selection that’ll momentarily whisk you away from the Big Smoke.

A culinary guide to Porto, Portugal's ever-evolving second city

With an extravagant new wine-themed attraction and a galaxy of top-quality restaurants, Portugal’s second city is sending out a siren call to food enthusiasts far and wide.

What they're eating right now in Lisbon

From figs to flowers, seasonal ingredients are the stars in the Portuguese capital.

Eight of the best culinary experiences in the American Deep South

The cuisine of the Deep South is far from monolithic. Drawing on produce from the sultry bayous of Louisiana all the way to Georgia’s Atlantic coastline, and influenced by waves of immigration over the centuries, the best dishes — and culinary experiences — vary region to region. Here are eight unmissable spots that offer an authentic taste of the Deep South.

Meet the Instagramer: @laylapujol on the cuisine of Ecuador

We’re following Layla Pujol, a food blogger originally from Vilcabamba, Ecuador, now living in Seattle.

Six of the best Asian bakeries in Portland

Oregon’s largest city has a wealth of Asian-owned bakeries turning out Filipino pandesal, Vietnamese banh mi and much more.

Inside the latest issue of National Geographic Traveller

The October issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK) uncovers stories from the American Deep South. Plus, we explore the changing face of adventure travel in the Seychelles, and go off grid in Northern Ireland's Sperrin Mountains.

Eight of the best cocktail bars in New Orleans

America's cocktail capital is mixing things up with a new generation of bars, from the reignited Freret neighbourhood to the sizzling French Quarter. 

A taste of the Florida Keys, from conch to Key limes

Stretching from the southern tip of Florida almost as far as Cuba, this US archipelago is the place to go for fresh fish, potent rum and, of course, Key limes.

Where to eat in Melrose, Scotland

Head to this Scottish town for black pudding paninis, pumpkin doughnuts and its celebrated Melrose tarts.

A culinary guide to Mexico City

From casual cantinas to smart seafood restaurants, the Mexican capital is full of flavour, with a culinary heritage that draws on influences including Aztec, Spanish and Lebanese.

How mindful cloudberry picking turned Finnish Lapland into a wellness destination

Finns savour the ceaseless, golden light of midsummer with a biological urgency. Now, after a long winter, the never-ending space and solace of Lapland’s forests beckon. Here, you can walk, meditate and collect juicy Arctic berries born from winter snows.

Six of the best UK food festivals for summer 2021

From a travelling Cornish feast with overnight camping to a town-wide Welsh culinary experience, we’ve selected the top food festivals to experience. 

A culinary guide to Zeeland, the Netherlands' 'Land on Sea'

This coastal Dutch province — its name translated as ‘Land on Sea’ — is a place where local producers have an intense connection to the water, making the most of its natural bounty.

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